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Old 06-21-2013, 04:02 PM
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Installed gauges but they aren't working

Just put Isspro EV2s in my truck but they don't work. I believe I did everything correctly but they don't even light up. Maybe I tapped the wrong wire for power and illumination? Maybe I used the wrong sized wire tap? I have no idea.

Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 06-21-2013, 05:34 PM
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Did you have the Diesel manor instructions??? If not go to the Diesel Manor web site and he has a detailed instruction with picture that made the installation a breeze. Yes there are different size wire adapter's, I did the same thing on the light wire, I used a test light to make sure I had a good connection but, I did find the right size for the wire and problem solved. Another thing is are the wires in the right spot in the plug??? The instruction had me screwed up at first but what I did was layed the entire wiring system on the table, made the wire harness double and triple checking the proper wire location. The installing in the truck was a breeze, 1 ground wire which I grounded it per instruction, found the plug right under the steering and made the connection, and I was done. Just take your time, and recheck what you've done.
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Here ya go:
Gauge Installations at DieselManor- 1999-2003 7.3L Powerstroke


Just click on the picture, give you details on that picture.
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I don't have power or lights. I tapped the wire behind the headlight switch like it says you can do. And tapped the blue wire with black trace like it says you can for power. I can't get to the one that it says should be the first option for power.

The truck still runs and drives, but of course I want to get these working asap.
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Old 06-21-2013, 05:56 PM
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I think I might just try different connectors tomorrow. Do you think that I might not have connected them well enough to the gauge itself?
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Old 06-21-2013, 06:47 PM
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Lighting connection:

3-Gauge Install Pictures

Power Supply:

3-Gauge Install Pictures


Do these help???
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I think I might just try different connectors tomorrow. Do you think that I might not have connected them well enough to the gauge itself?
What I really like about the wiring is the way they crimp into the connector, they where so much nicer than Autometer gauge's.
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Old 06-21-2013, 07:28 PM
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That's where I put mine. The connector just might not be the right size.
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That's where I put mine. The connector just might not be the right size.
Some are for 18g wire and some are for larger wires, I found out the hard way
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Old 06-22-2013, 03:39 AM
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I think I am finding out that way as well
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